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outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
prank - mischievous trick
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
tranquillity - calmness; peace
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
subsequent - following in time or order; later
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.